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The SEC has adopted new rules for asset-backed securities and credit-rating agencies that should make bond ratings more reliable and pensions more secure.
Volatility in U.S. equity markets is near an all-time low and traders have loaded up on bets it has further to fall.
An increasing number of financial advisors are turning to options to achieve their clients’ income and risk management goals, according to a new survey.
Alternative investments will command up to 40 percent of the asset management industry's global revenues by 2020 as investors seek them for safety and consistent returns, consulting firm McKinsey &...
Alternatives can help advisors construct a portfolio that can generate an attractive return, while seeking to protect capital under a variety of market environments.
Alternative funds keep gaining assets even as some investors become disillusioned with them.
Advisors have over on average $42 million invested in mutual funds, up from $36.8 million a year ago, but they're working with fewer asset managers, according to a new report.
Industry players expect private equity to play a bigger role in defined contribution plans.
Using alternative investments requires understanding the different types of alternative strategies, how they’re designed to work and how they can best address client expectations.
DoubleLine Capital's five-star Total Return Bond Fund has lost its analyst rating from Morningstar Inc. after a long-running dispute over the research firm’s coverage of the money manager.
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